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Feb 12, 2013 7:30pm PST
president speaks from the house chamber and entire government is there. marco rubio is speaking from a room with a teleprompter and basically alone. we say bobby jindal, very competent guy but he spoke four years ago after the president's first speech to a joint session of congress and was widely perceived to have bombed. >> right. and last year mitch daniels gave a good performance. i think one of the interesting things about the president's speech how lackluster it was. in response to the crowd, he hit his stride when he talked about gun control, but before i was surprised how lackluster, what a lukewarm response he got on particularly on economic issues. >> chris: less than 30 seconds, do you see much that republicans will be able to be sign on to from the president's speech? >> no at lot. there wasn't much in the way of specifics. it's like senator wicker said, where his plan on sequester? i did think he did the right thing immigration by restraining comments and not jumping in the middle of it. >> chris: now from the speaker's conference room, senator marco rubio with the republic
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
. the entire united states government is there. the gray hiavd gentleman there in the center of the screen is the new white house chief of staff who may have the second toughest job and attorney general eric holder but the entire government is here. all of the senate and house and cabinet and joint chiefs of staff. the supreme court, it's quite a remark sight. on a slightly grizzly note, one member of the cabinet is always told to stay away to be in effect in hiding so if something should happen, there would be somebody to run the u.s. government. in this particular case it is energy secretary steven chew. i was there at the briefing that he gave today and he really went after the president. he said that he lacks the courage hearing lacks the guts to take the liberal side of the party and made his basic point that president obama would pursue and he does in his speech tonight, taxes on the rich, but unwilling to get tough on entitlements which, of course, is an anathema to the left wing of the party. >> while he has refused to agree to some to raise for example retirement for medica
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Feb 13, 2013 4:30am PST
tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime. it is not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth. >> this morning the president is traveling to a factory in ashville north carolina that has expanded its facilities and hiring more workers. tomorrow the president will travel to atlanta and on friday to chicago. >>> florida senator marco rubio delivered the republican response to the president's address to the state of the union. >> our free enterprise economy is the source of aramids l class prosperity. but president obama he believes it's the cause of our problems. that the economic downturn happened because our government didn't tax enough. spend enough. or control enough. >> rubio also delivered a response to the president's speech until spanish. he is considered a rising star in the republican party and frequently mentioned as a possible candidate for president in 2016. >> false choices like the one the president laid out tonight. the choices isn't just between big goth or big business. what we need is ac
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Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
not a bigger government we need but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in wide growth. >> reporter: president obama says his main priority is growing the economy. in the audience apple ceo kim cook. the president called on congress to revent billions of the dollars in cuts scheduled to take place on march 1st. with jobs, services and the nation on the line, residents turn out to protest. >> it hurt -- hurts me deeply when they have to play politics with the nation's lives. >>> the president announced 34,000 troops will withdraw from afghanistan by this time next year. that puts the u.s. on track to end the war by the end of 2014. reporting live in washington, jaqueline fell, ktvu news. >>> the republicans chose marco rubio. he is considered the new face of the party with latino backgrounds and humble beginnings. >> it isn't bestowed on us from washington it comes from a vibrant free economy where people can risk their own money to open a business. >> reporter: rubio criticized the president's plan for tax increases suggesting big government only hurts business.
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Feb 13, 2013 7:00am PST
no question that the government was severely handicapped, likely by not having anderson at trial. he was held in contempt armed spent fight -- contempt and he spent quite a bit of time in jail. they were not able to prove the false statements. so they went to the obstruction charge based on evasive, not necessarily untrue statements. >> reporter: how long will we get an answer? how long before bonds knows. >> probably six months. hard to say. it will be measured in months rather than weeks. >> reporter: william keen, thank you for joining us. taking us through what we can expect today. not a very long hearing. ten-year journey getting us here but months until we'll get an answer. live here in san francisco, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an east bay mischief that topped 100 miles an -- police chief that topped 100 miles an hour. what prompted the chase and the suspicious item police found on the driver. >>> together we've cleared the stay the crisis. we can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is stronger. >> reaction from a local congress member to the st
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Feb 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
in income and still get a government subsidy under obamacare. obamacare is destroying health care in this country and people are leaving the private sector, because their companies cannot afford to offer obamacare and if you want to look at ways to find $1.2 trillion in savings over the next decade, look at obamacare, don't destroy the military and cut blindly across the board. there are many ways to do it but the president is the commander in chief and on his watch we'll begin to unravel the finest military in the history of the world, at a time when we need it most, the iranians are watching us, we are allowing people to be destroyed in syria and i'm disappointed in or commander-in-chief. >> chris: senator graham, thank you and thanks for joining us today. we'll talk about sequestration and the hagel nomination. up next, the voice of the tea party, senator rand paul, who gave his own response to the president's state of the union speech. ♪ tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 is your old 401k just hanging around? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 consider if rolling it over to a schwab ira tdd#: 1-800-345-25
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Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
service employees there on the government's dime. documents show the travel, $220,000 in exhibit space will cost $2.2 million. the hotels go for nearly $300 a night before the government discount. >> the u.s. postal service is in financial trouble. it is they should do -- they should do everything they could to do everything on a cost effective basis. >> reporter: he is questioning the spending, considering the u.s. postal service announced they are losing billions of dollars and plans to stop saturday mail service. one worker called it a waste of money. the u.s. postal service told ktvu at least year's conference they conducted meetings with 60 different customers that contributed to the successful closure of 100 sales valued at 160 million dollars in new revenue. >> reporter: today the u.s. postal service said any employee whose attend the gulf tournament has to pay their own way and they are sending less employees than a year ago. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> with afford care act some are worried there aren't enough doctors in california to care for a rush of new patient
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Feb 13, 2013 6:00am PST
morning. the government basically saying that bonds quote obstructed justice when he sought again and again to avoid answering questions about injections about these topics. now bonds' attorney however say this is all about what they call statement c. a portion of testimony given by bonds in which he was asked about his childhood friendnderson -- childhood friend anderson. they write in filings rambling about being a celebrity child was not a crime. it was not factually false. it was not a refusal to answer a question. it did nothing to aped the function of the grand jury. now a three-judge panel will be inside listening to the arguments today. arguments will last about 30 minutes. live in san francisco claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. >>> our time is 6:08. sal, is back. he will get you moving. how are we looking? >> we are looking better than we were. last hour we had all those problems. it's settling down a little bit. we still have issues. let's take a look at east shore freeway. traffic is moving along relatively well. metering lights have not gone on yet. 680 we had an earlier
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am PST
video was captured in syria, this is believed to be an anti-government rally. and then the video cuts to the little girl that was on stage singing directly for the camera. what happens next is very disturbing. ♪ >> i was waiting for that. i felt the tension allhe way through this. all of a sudden, we're seeing what we believe is a lifeless body of a man, and everybody else trying to get up for cover. the poster of the video says this was a large mortar that was set off. >> did the girl make it out unharmed? >> it takes a few seconds, but then we believe we hear her talking to the man behind the camera. they are rushing for safety, and youee them pulling her in to safety. >> imagine her childhood, it's songs of protest instead of barbie dolls. >> they have to be so brave to want to continue to express themselves knowing their making themselves a rather large target. >> how do you live with that fear on a day today basis? >> they don't have a choice. what you do sense a lot of though, they hope for change. they hope that something happens that makes their life better than this. >
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Feb 19, 2013 7:00am PST
ahold of white papers and e-mails from high-ranking employees in the u.s. government. china's leaders deny these claims and they their country is a victim of cyber attacks. >> translator: 14 million chinese computers were attacked from ip addresses abroad. met of these attacks mumm -- most of these attacks come from the united states. >> reporter: the cyber expert is speaking out. what the u.s. says the government should do in response to these attacks. that's when i see you next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> thank you, kyla. later this morning, san francisco mayor ed lee and the giants are expected to make a major announcement about a waterfront project. we showed you yesterday about the mission rock development. it includes plans to build businesses and restaurants. the giants own the land and anchor brewing company plans to expand its operation with a second location at the site, the chronicle reports. the port still has to approve the project. >>> mat cain is getting -- matt cain is getting ready for his opening day start. he will face the dodgers in los angeles on apri
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Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
forced to take the time off, the governor would have -- government would have to give them 30 days. they will have to wait to see if the lawmakers in washington come up with a sequestration plan. congress is on break until next monday. republicans took a shot at democrats saying the republican- controlled house already took votes and blame democrats in the senate and president obama. >> what the president failed to mention was the sequester was his idea proposed by his administration during the debt- limit negotiations in 2011. >> reporter: meanwhile, democrats say republicans want too many spending cuts in their long-term budget plan. no matter who is to blame, the department of homeland security says they could be in trouble. we could see problems with border patrol and security for starters. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. california senator dianne feinstein trying to win support for her assault weapons band by circulating a list of guns that would be exempt. senator feinstein says the purpose of the exempted guns list is to make clear that this
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Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
travel, $220,000, and others will cost $2.2 million. the hotels, $300 a night before the government discount. documents show beyond the meetings and golf there will be music, entertainment and a banquet featuring the foods of fisherman's wharf and china town. one group says they shouldn't do this. >> they need to be concerned and maybe be concerned about rationing back some of their activities. >> the post office said the conference in san francisco will make money by creating future business and new sales lead. the postal service said they would have to pay for golfing and will shoulder other costs. >> reporter: organizers said it is designed to educate businesses about the services and products that are offered by the u.s. postal service. they earn $73,000 for every dollar they spent to send employees to a similar conference last year. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco's bomb squad shut down the financial district after a report of a suspicious package. it came in from the wells fargo headquarters leading to the closure between california and sacramento street
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Feb 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
country, it's very peaceful. and it's very nice to see. >> reporter: the vietnam government is trying to promote tourism as another way out of the economic mess the country is in. hochimin city may appear to be flourishing but it's deceiving. one family and three in the family of 3 million has relatives overseas. and that link is responsible for $200 million blowing -- flowing back into this country. if not vietnam might fall deeper into collapse. the old american embassy a building which would be a tourist landmark for americans. the building is empty, the grass dead but the memories here are still very much alive. the embassy was a scene of desperate departures as saigon fell to the communists. u.s. marines either helped people get over the walls or kicked them down. it's funny what you think about in times like that but i thought what can i say to the marine to let him know that i'm an american. so i decided in the spur of the moment that i would say to him was the dodgers won the pennant. why i thought of that i have no idea. we got up to the wall and he obviously knew i was an ameri
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Feb 13, 2013 12:00pm PST
attorney argues the government case comes down to one question about his childhood friend and personal trainer greg anderson. the question was did greg ever give you anything that required a syringe to inject yourself with. bonds answer focused on his friendship with anderson and his celebrity child status. >> why couldn't he answer that with a yes or no? >> he did. he did three times, your honor. on page 48 and 49, ausa says you satisfied me. we've covered this but i'm going to ask you one more time, were you given anything to inject yourself with and there's a direct no. it's no, no, no. >> the whole idea of obstruction is delaying the providing of the truthful evidence to the grand jury. if you delay and delay and finally you give them false evidence, you're still not giving them truthful evidence. >> reporter: noticeably act was the former -- act was -- absent was the former giant slugger. they agreed wee be a distraction. >> he wanted to be here. >> reporter: who scored more points? former prosecutor william keen says it's tough to say. >> i would say it was arranged well on both
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Feb 17, 2013 7:00am PST
practicing his strokes in palm city. >>> tomorrow, it is president's day and all government offices, post offices and banks are closed. bart muni will be and holiday schedules. cal train is an on a modified schedule and parking meters. those are still going to be enforced. >> if you get the day off tomorrow. get out and enjoy it. because rosemary, the weather is on the way. >> mineory changes happening today. and tomorrow is the transition day. we will talk about that coming up in a moment. >> waking up with patchy fog out there. >> pulling in and around the bay. you can see it there. what a gorgeous shot. >> rosa is just about a minute or so before 7:00. >> and it will help to clear out the low cloud deck. and i expect improving conditions. >> for the afternoon. we will be sunny once again. >> mid-30s in napa valley. and we are looking at few degrees over what we had yesterday. >> 46 in novato and around the bay. similar to how we woke up yesterday. >> 51 in oakland. and along the peninsula. and looking outside your door. menlo park. and palo alto. chilly and not too bad. it is february.
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Feb 12, 2013 4:30am PST
. the government announced a new test on television. >>> they are trying to defend the country's security and sovereignty in the -- sovereignty in the ferocious acts of the united states. >> this is it since they took a highly provocative act that threatens international peace. the president said north korea has increasingly isolated and improv rushed it's people through weapons of mass destruction. >>> now the white house said the president will talk about some of the issues he brought up in his inauguration reform. immigration reform more than anything theez president's address is expected to give it to you since he ran for this office and it has been what weigh feed to do to work for the middle-class. >> former senator senator marco rubio will give the republican response. he will deliver his address in both english and spanish to attract at ville leino vetters. >>> he will be seated along with other guests near the first lady and the first lady has also invited them and they are holding a watch party which is being held in the basement of dunn hall at 6:00. professors will be
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Feb 11, 2013 10:00pm PST
to focus on the economy. he's expected to call for more government investment in education and infrastructure while also acknowledging the need to reduce the deficit with new taxes and budget cuts. the white house also says his top priorities are the same as they have been, creating jobs and growing the middle class. >>> apple ceo tim cook is one of the invited guests. he's expected to watch the state of the union with the first lady. last year she was joined by steve jobs' widow. the first lady has also invited military families and victims of gun violence. our live coverage of the state of the union starts at 6 p.m. following ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. then at 7:30 we'll break down the president's speech and gop response with our political analyst. >>> temperatures are trending upward, but how high will they climb tomorrow? >> robbers hold up a local bank, the latest on the standoff. >> a heated meeting in the south bay, in just 90 seconds the reported death threat against a local businessman and the debate over his controversial gun shop. >>> a heated meeting just wrapped
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Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
, thick bill that was passed at the last minute to keep the government running. and he said never more would he sign one of these to keep the government running. and about eight months later, he did the same. so sometimes yes, you get a major push out of these speeches. sometimes they are quickly forgotten. >> we'll find out tonight at 6:00 california time. thank you, jamie. you can find a link toto jamie' washington insider blog and you can watch the state of the union address right here starting at 6:00. and then at 7:30, we'll break down the president's speech and gop response. >>> 7:50. >>> well, they were headed home from the caribbean but instead, they are still stranded out in the gulf of mexico. pam cook is in the studio to tell us conditions on board a cruise ship are getting pretty bad. >> yes, they are. >> the carnival cruise ship and its 4,000 passengers and crew is addressed in the gulf of mexico. that's after a fire in the engine room knocked out the ship'sster and propulsion system. tugboats will have to tow the ship to alabama. that's supposed to happen on thursday
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Feb 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
mail service. one watchdog group says the government shouldn't pay to fly its executives into town. >> they need to be concerned about the objects of this and be concerned about you know ratcheting back on what is considered some of their more luxurious activities. >> reporter: organizers of the national postal forum say the event is designed to inform businesses offered by the postal service. it's targeted thousands of small businesses here in the bay area and it expects to generate millions of the dollars of new revenue. in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu news. >>> showers in the forecast tonight. not a lot of rain in most snow levels. showers out toward modesto. we've had reports of light sprinkles showing up along the peninsula and along the coast. computer model then for tomorrow morning, 5:00 a.m. some showers, 9:00 a.m. showers moving into oakland now. that's the kind of later morning commute. and then you get to 10:00, this is kind of wet here the 10:00 period from 10:00 to 11:00 then into the south bay. without rain with the new rain in the roadways it's going to be ve
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Feb 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
usually men in their homes. >>> in venezuela, the government released the first pictures of president chavez. hugo sanchez is seen smiling with his daughters next to him. the pictures were taken in cuba where he's recovering from surgery and complications. >>> for the first time a new study by gallop maps out where gays and lesbians live. washington, d.c. came in with 10% with those asked saying they were gay, lesbian and gay. california hat 4%. oregon and vermont had 5%. north dakota had the lowest at 1.7%. >>> chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the return of rain. he's back with his complete forecast at 10:45. >>> up first we'll take you to scottsdale for spring training. how fans are showing their love for the giants. >>> spring is in the air in scottsdale arizona where the world champion san francisco giants are set to hold their first full squad work out tomorrow. ktvu's fred inglis is already there and tells us so are many giant fans. >> reporter: it's difficult to look ahead when scottdale stadium reminds you so much of the past. >> it's just a great sport. it's so muc
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Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
government says they are making the ardor to get -- order to get a lower price. >>> north korea is upgrading a launch site to handle larger rockets this comes after tuesday's best of a nuclear bomb. they says commercial satellite photos shows they have been working since october to build a new launchpad. the new facility could be finished in three years. >>> the asteroid that is expected to fly close to california tomorrow but there is no chance of impact. about the size of a 15 story building. sun light will obscure the event but nasa will stream the fly by at 11:00 p.m. >>> valentine's day in san francisco always means one thing a huge pillow fight. it is just getting started and ktvu's mike mibach right there in the middle of all of it. >> reporter: it is the calm before the storm of the great pillow fight on valentine's day here in san francisco. it takes place right here in justin herman plaza. the official kickoff is around 6:00 p.m. they will hear the bells ringing and as soon as they hear the bells go it is game on as folks will start slugging away with their pillose. quit the select
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Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
fixed problems with financial management, student outcomes, and government. >>> disney on ice offering free tickets to hairdo donors. they are get free tickets to the dare to dream ice show which features rapunzel and the hair will be used for wigs for kids. >>> san francisco messy tradition kept the cleaning crews busy throughout the night. i saw them out there with the pillows. the feathers were flying at the annual valentines day pillow flight. hundreds of people all ages showed upswinging those pillows. the department of public works spent hours cleaning up the feathers and foam after it was over. the price tag about $5,000. >>> getting closer to 7:00. let's check in with
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Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
. analysts say it's unclear which government agency would be in charge. >> just before noon today an asteroid the size of a football field whizzed by planet earth. the biggest space rock ever to come so close to us. jade hernandez live at the science center in oakland to explain why there was never any danger. still a lot of intrigue. >> reporter: astronomers here are fielding questions about this unprecedented asteroid hurling close to earth. experts say it's far enough away to keep us safe and still close enough to spark curiosity. 17,000miles away, asteroid 2012 asteroid raced past. >> it takes things like this for us to see how much is out there. >> reporter: in oakland at the science and space center, astronomer ben burris explained the asteroid would be visible here, but not to the naked eye after the sun goes down. >> it's a reminder that as some have said the earth is orbiting the sun in a cosmic shooting gallery. >> reporter: nasa's video of the 150-foot wide space rock. think of this ball as the asteroid. think of this as earth. this rim represents the stationary at lites.
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Feb 12, 2013 5:00am PST
. threats. the government said they will continue with unspecified measures of greater intensity. they will meet at an emergency session which is a response to what they did. >>> the thai government received information that al qaeda is planning on targeting the consulate. details have not been released but the extra security will last at least until sunday. >>> happening now, the senate armed services will discuss the impacts of cuts that it would have on the defense department. if congress does not act soon to avoid that, $85 billion in spending cuts are set to take place on march 1st. a bulk of those cuts will come on the military. >>> in the meantime military has discussed benefits for same sex partners in the military and benefits are said to become available as early as august 31st. movie theaters support programs on basis and it shows the ability to fly on aircrafts. >>> government authorities are meeting in washington d.c. talking about the future of the high speed railroad gram. this is part of a three day high speed rail summit with visionaries reviewing the high speed rail a
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Feb 13, 2013 5:00am PST
government response to the appeal and all the court documents and throughout the morning we will let you know what both sides have to say about this. live in san francisco claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this morning president obama is traveling to a factory in ashville, north carolina to rally support for the economic proposals he unvailed in his state of the union address. coming up at 5:15 the one area where president obama says country needs invest immediately to put people back to work. >>> let's check in with sal. two very serious crashes. sal, where are they? >> first one is southbound 101 dave and pam. southbound 101 near caesar chavez. i want to put it on the maps for you. southbound 101 traffic is going to be busy as you leave san francisco. i have been looking at my san francisco camera it's so early we don't have a big backup on 101. it's one of the things if there is any good news at all coming from this it's not happening later in the commute. i want to move the maps over to 680. same thing there. an accident blocking three lanes but since it is early, we don
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Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
that could give them an advantage against the government. . >>> i pushed him away and that is when he slapped john. >> plus a toddler slapped by a stranger on a plane. but it didn't stop there. we'll hear more from the boy's mother about this attack. . >>> celebrations in libya on this the second anniversary are you of the start of the uprising that toppled long time dictator moammar gadhafi. today the president said libyans must resolve their differents to rebuild the nation. since 2011 the country has been wracked by lawlessness and economic he woes. the libyan leader promised that islamic law would be the main source of legislation. >>> in syria rebel forces are focusing their latest assaults on three strategic airports. as nick paton reports that they offer up stark images how fast they fear the assad regime my react. >> reporter: around aleapo they can see the key international airport, a hub for cargo planes and artery for what is left of the regime in syria north. it's mainly surrounded by islamist fighters better armed carrying the weapons they took from the army bridged th
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Feb 15, 2013 7:00am PST
from mobile, alabama -- next. >>> 7:28. the russian government is mobilizing 20,000 emergency workers to handle victims of the overnight meteor ite -- meteorite strike. it generated a sonic boom. you heard it there. it set off a lot of car alarms and shattered windows. it also left a giant streak the smoke across the sky. this was 900 miles east of moscow when a meteor hits a ground, that's when they become meteorites. most of the injuries resulted from broken glass. a roof of a zinc factory also collapsed. nearly 1,000 people have been hurt. local emergency rooms are overwhelmed. many of the victims suffered cuts on their cases from the shattered glass windows. but several dozen people are hurt more seriously and some of them have checked into hospitals. >>> 7:29. well, later this morning, there will be another separate event up in the skies. an asteroid 150 feet wide is gonna zoom close to earth. lorraine blanco, live at oakland's chabot space and science center. how close will it come to us? >> reporter: within 17,000 miles of earth. i want to tell you that there's a big difference
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Feb 19, 2013 9:00am PST
, don't go down into them. >> the government is promising 30,000 kilometers of this type of road will soon be repaired with better infrastructure. >>> this is a really nice road in russia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't also be careful on a road like this. >> yikes. >> oh! >> man. >> talk about scary, as this guy approached the intersection, another guy seems to be running a red light, sending this guy in the direction of all those pedestrians. fortunately missing them. hitting the pile of snow. stopping the car. nobody injured. amazingly. >> the one time where you're actually kind of happy there was a snow bank there. that's what stopped the guy. he could have kept going right into that building. >>> time for a little extreme ice parkour. this is ronnie shalvis in salt lake city, utah. and he is a professional free runner. this guy knows what he's doing. he's not just doing parkour. we've seen parkour. he's doing parkour on slippery, icy, snowy surfaces on ice skates. this guy pretty much does it all. >> notice all the snow stuck to his clothing too which gives you an idea how c
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Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
government from shutting down a medical marijuana dispensary. a federal judge has tossed out the city's lawsuit that said that closing down harborside health center would lead to a health and safety crisis. the lawsuit argued many dispensary patients would turn to the illegal marijuana market. oakland was the first city in the nation to take down a pot dispensaries. >>> what's happening today to the ill-faded carnival cruise ship triumph? one day after thousands of passengers trip finally came to an end. >>> ktvu's meteorologist rosemary orozco will talk about major and wet changes on the way. >>> and a wild chase through the streets of san francisco. how it all started. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to keep from driving all over for the best deals. you don't need to run around. safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, tide is $5.49 for 50 ounces. that's under 20 cents a load! skip the warehouse. charmin is $8.99 for 16 double rolls. and chobani greek yogurt is just a buck. real big deals this week and every week. only a
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Feb 16, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> some say they believe that the fire ball came from a passing meteor. >>> the russian government is sizing up the damage caused by another meteor. it shook central russia, injuring nearly a thousand people. windows blew out and more than 4,000 homes and businesses in one city. russian sciencists say it was the size of a school bus and was traveling at 40,000 miles an hour. it created a blast similar to 300-tons of dynamite. pieces caused craters20 feet wide. damage is estimated to be $33 million. it happened hours before the close call with a large ast era," d. it came with in 17,000 miles of earth. the crowd gathered to catch a look at the space rock. the light shows up in the sky are peaking the public's interest as well as congress. they say they will hold a hearing on so-called killer asteroids to find better ways to identity and address potential dangers. we have posted more of the video from that explosion. look for the video player right there on the front page. >> san francisco police need your help as they search for a man suspected of multiple attacks on women. he is a sus
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Feb 10, 2013 10:00pm PST
. tonight the government says islamic mil -- militants are believed to be responsible. >>> and in italy it was the battle of the oranges, the orange throwing fest is part of an ancient six day carnival that commemorate it is city's defiance against a 12th century tyrant who tried to rape a commoner on eve of her wedding. well the woman ended up decapitating that ruler and the oranges, a symbol of his head. >>> the monks encouraged those gathered to try to remember the powerrer of mindfulness, to nourish the seeds of compassion. >>> in melbourne australia thousands took part of the celebration. it's the year of the water snake. this year is also the year of the black snake, a year that some say can bring unexpected changes. that is why some warn it's important to make careful plans and be cautious throughout this year. >>> a warning for bay area drivers tonight, the road work happening right now on a major freeway. >>> plus preparing for the worse. the reason why helicopters, ambulances and the military descended on one east bay city. >>> fast and furious and totally legal the even
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Feb 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
pick up the phone and call anyone until the libyan government to help these folks. >> reporter: the obama administration has accused brown of trying to play politics. >>> this tuesday president obama is scheduled to deliver the first state of the union address. there have been a number of reports suggesting the president will offer proposals for spending on infrastructure and education during his speech. today mr. obama's campaign manager talked about the upcoming address. >> the economy will be central to this speech and how we will grow the economy. >> it means former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords is expected to attend the address. giffords suffered severe head trauma after she was shot while meeting with constituents in arizona. >>> the conservative tea party has tapped tapped ran paul to address the president's -- ashley judd has expressed an interest in running for senate. florida senator marco rubio will speak on behalf of the republican party. >>> there is still a few weeks left before the cuts hit the federal budget and while neither party likes the idea both are
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
nuclear test was only a first response to what it calls u.s. threats. the north korean government will continue with specified greater intensity with second and third measures. we will have a response to north korea's actions. >>> the senate armed services committee is holding hearings to possible cuts and spending. we are taking you there live to look at this meeting which is being held in washington d.c. and the committee is discussing the impacts they would have on the defense department. $85billion in spending cuts are said to take place on march 1st. we are listening to this and we will bring you updates from this hearing as soon as we get that available to us. >>> gun restrictions will be discussed at a senate judiciary subcommittee today. they are taking opposing sides on the issue of gun control. this is the second meeting since the mass shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown connecticut. >>> and here in los gatos, they drew a huge crowd and tara moriarty is here to talk about why -- janine de la vega is here to talk about why the course is not over -- controv
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Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
lawyers. and that he said gives them incentive to keep the cases alive. government provided lawyers for inmates received $182 million from tax payers payers to pay for lawsuits. >>> these workers are replacing copper wires, how thieves are effecting your commute. >> a city hall wedding ceremony with a serious message, the gift the groom needs to save his life. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >>> caltrans working to repair damage done by thieves that makes our commutes longer and more dangerous. copper thefts are hitting caltrans and drivers hard with more and more criminals stealing the metal. ktvu's rob roth has the two changes they are making to try to stop this problem. >> reporter: you can see where thieves struck. this is highway 242. the copper wires that was inside this box have been torn out, the light is off and the top of the light twisted. metal thieves are strike leg over the bay area -- striking all over the bay area. >> getting worse. >> reporter: and expensive. they will replace the boxes today off 880. the
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Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> they want government investing in the american work sore we can see continued growth. they don't want government to get in the way of growth right now. because we do see positive signs at home. only congress can stop that. >> reporter: sitting with the first lady tonight is apple's ceo tim cook. i'm told that the president will announce the withdrawal of 34,000 troops from afghanistan by this time next year. reporting live in washington, jacqueline femme, ktvu channel 2 news. >> want to update you now on our top story tonight. a deadly standoff believed to involve christopher dorner. we've been showing you live pictures all afternoon as a cabin where dorner is believed to be holed up burned. the associated mess cited a source as saying that dorner never emerged from this burning cabin. the standoff at the cabin began about 12:30 this afternoon after a man shot two sheriffs deputies, killing one of them and then fleeing inside this cabin. flames broke out just in the past 90 minutes. the newest information we have coming from the a.p. citing a source saying that dorner never came out.
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Feb 14, 2013 10:00pm PST
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a federal government wants -- the federal government wants to shut down harbor -- >>> a crippled cruise liner finally made it to port tonight. the carnival ship triumph docked about three hours ago in mobile alabama and passengers are disembarking. i imagine they're pretty happy. >> absolutely. you know this ship was inching in through this channel, it took several hours. but when you could final see it. when this passenger could see this dock they absolutely erupted in celebration. so did the people on the ground here on the dock. several of the passengers family members came to greet them and so did carnival's ceo jerry cayhill and he said he was going to get on that boat before anyone left and apologize to those passengers for what happened. >> reporter: cheers erupted at the carnival triumph when it reached port. >> it was an incredible excellent crew. >> reporter: passengers have detailed wretched conditions after a fire knocked out system and left the triumph adrift. >> the smell has accumulated. i mean it's horrid. >> reporter: on shore, carnival h
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Feb 16, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the region's govern estimates the damage to be in the neighborhood of $33 million, but promises all residents that all the windows bron outland released in next week. in los angeles adam housley, fox news. >>> a san francisco tradition is on the federal budget chopping block. according to the san francisco chronicle the blue angels and possibly fleet week may be canceled if automatic spending cuts known as sequestration are plimpted march implemented march 1st. an e-mail last month warning funds would be slashed for the blue angels if those cuts bring in. >>> authorities cited three restaurants in and around sonoma during an alcohol stung. roundtable pizza, hot monk tavern and pizzeria capri were all cited for selling to be able underaged minor decoys. they are all forwarded to the alcoholic beverage control for allegessed violations. >>> the marin reports that crews are using pile drivers to begin construction on the 136,000 store. the noisy portion of this process is expected to be completed this month. a target spokeswoman says the construction timeline is on track w
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Feb 18, 2013 5:00am PST
have been hearing about those automatic government spending cuts and they put it on hold until march 1st and congress is on break all of this week and when they get back, it leaves four days to come up with a plan to keep them from going into effect. more than 2 million workers are waiting to see if they could lose their jobs. >> the republican house has already voted twice to replace the president's second quester with spending cuts, they saw them on real priorities. >> they are working to include both increased tax revenue and spending cuts, if this all goes into effect, it will take a real toll on our economy, and we will have more when i see you next. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, cal basketball coach mike montgomery is not offering any apologies for a controversial moment on the court. he push him during -- he pushed a team player and they felt he was not giving his all on the basketball court. it is hard to say what happened during the exchange but they rallied to beat usc 76-68. >>> collin kaepernick is becoming a huge star across the country. he recently received an
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Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
soft drink makers to cut the amount of sugar in their drinks. the group wants to government to regulate sugary sodas like they regulate tobacco. >> reporter: as health related problems rise they call it pure junk. >> beverages are the largest source of sugars in the american diet. >> reporter: they are urging the fda to regulate a safe level for added sugar. >> there are more people in america that are over weight and obese than there are who are normal weight. >> reporter: they classify it as generally recognized as safe. when americans over indulge and have a second or third soda they are harmful. >> they have three tablespoons of high fructose corn syrup. americans consume 38 pounds. companies are spending billions in marketing. >> teachers say drink water instead of soda. doesn't have the same inpact as beyonce in the super bowl. >> reporter: they say americans are consuming fewer calories than a decade ago. the fda will respond directly. in washington, ktvu channel 2 news. >> coming up at 6:00 p.m., ktvu channel 2 news poll reveals what californians think about soda and whether the
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Feb 15, 2013 5:00am PST
debate leaves people guessing. the federal government is making new moves that could make more drones be in our future. >>> good morning. westbound 237. nice looking drive there. so far not a beg crowd. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and bay weather. >>> clear skies. offshore breeze. temperatures are going to warm up pretty fast. upper 60s to low 70s. >>> flood related lawsuits in capitola have been settled almost two years later. the capitola village shopping area was flooded back in march of 2011 after a pipe burst during heavy rain. last night capitola mayor announced nine lawsuits have been settled for a total of $427,000. santa cruz county will cover half the cost. >>> time is 5:56. alameda board of supervisors heard arguments for and against using drones. the sheriff wants to buy two drones. they claim they would not be armed and useful in emergency situations. but some critics spoke out against the drones say they are worried about privacy. the ss did not make a decision on that meeting about whether to move ahead on the drone ifsen the federal aviation ad
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Feb 11, 2013 7:00am PST
, hal. >>> the government will investigate the fatal crash of a movie production helicopter in los angeles county. three people died when the shopper went down at the ranch south of palmdale early yesterday morning. they were filming a new reality show for the discovery channel. discovery called the crash a tragic accident and said it was cooperating fully with authorities. the faa says the cause of the crash is still not known. >>> 7:15. five people have been killed in a cruise ship accident on the canary islandses. a lifeboat from a thompson cruiser ship fell into the ocean during a safety drill. five crew members were killed and three others were hurt. 1400 passengers were on board at the time, no passengers were hurt. meantime, more than 4,000 people are stranded on a cruise ship in the gulf of mexico. the coast guard has been in contact with the crew of the carnival triumph. it's about 500 miles from galveston, texas. they don't have enough power to get the ship to port. carnival says the ship will be towed to mexico and then travel arrangements will be made for those passenge
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